And the latest is…

So here we are, over two years on from the cancellation calamity that befell Calamity Jane in March 2020. We had a tentative comeback in September 2021. It was encouraging to see a strong turnout for rehearsals for a concert we planned for November called “A Confection of G&S”. That had to be cancelled too. […]

Ring a ring of roses

“Ring a Ring o’ Roses” or “Ring a Ring o’ Rosie” is an English nursery rhyme or folksong and playground singing game. It first appeared in print in 1881, but it is reported that a version was already being sung to the current tune in the 1790s and similar rhymes are known from across Europe It is unknown what the earliest […]

Poem – stuck inside

Twas the beginning of the year, the decs had been put away New diets had been started, to get beach ready for the holiday Then Uncle Covid came to visit, and cast our plans awry Schools and pubs were closed down and parents began to cry   At G and S we were poised, to […]